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Feb
15

Veterinary Assistant instructor interview.

We sat down with the Veterinary Assistant teacher here at the American College of Healthcare to better understand our program. Our program is an 8-month program at the Riverside and Huntington Park locations of the school where you will learn in the classroom as well as the lab by taking vital signs, administering medication, surgery […]

By Patrick Shearer | Veterinary Assistant
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Jan
25

Ways to balance school and work together.

Being a student is hard work and it takes a lot your time if you want to be successful. Working as well as going to school can make both of these things even more stressful than they already are. Working and going to school is a reality for most college students, and managing your time […]

By Patrick Shearer | General
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Jan
23

How to take better notes

  Taking notes is one of the most important parts of your college career. Here are some tips that will make your note-taking more effective.   Organize everything- If you are going to write your notes in the same notebook for multiple subjects and modules when the notes are completed, hole punch them and organize […]

By Patrick Shearer | School Tips
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Jan
05

New year, make yourself a new you.

With the New Year starting off all of us are trying to become better versions of ourselves. Why not make yourself better with a certificate from the American College of Healthcare? Here are some of the benefits that will come with your time and certificate from the American College of Healthcare. Small classrooms. Unlike community […]

By Patrick Shearer | General
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Dec
16

The Great Benefits of Becoming a Medical Assistant

Medical assistants have been a critical part of the thriving healthcare industry since the formal establishment of medical assisting in the 1950’s. Becoming a medical assistant is a great path for those who are looking for a career in medicine. The need for qualified individuals in this field is great as doctors and nurses must […]

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Dec
09

Pharmacy Technicians: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Pharmacy technicians typically work under the direction of a licensed pharmacist. Duties may include dispensing medication and providing information about these medications to customers, taking verbal prescriptions and doctor calls, filling medication and expense orders, handling expired credits and returns, and non-licensed pharmacy management. Pharmacy technicians typically work behind a pharmacy counter at a drugstore, […]

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Dec
02

Prescription for a Healthy Future: Medical Coders are in Demand

Due to an extreme lack of medical coders, now is the perfect time to take the necessary steps to enter this career field. The shortage is being driven by the federal adoption of the new coding standard ICD-10. That standard was adopted a year ago, and the demand is still unprecedented. Why this job is […]

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Nov
25

Veterinary Assistant program overview

Working with animals can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience, especially for those who are pet owners themselves. If you have a love of animals, then becoming a veterinary assistant is an excellent career path for you. Here at American College of Healthcare we have a course that will give you all the knowledge you […]

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Nov
18

How to Avoid Holiday Stress

Over the course of the next 45 days or so we are going to see a LOT of our family, friends and will likely be dealing with huge crowds at the mall.There will be back-to-back diet busting parties. The holidays can be a special time but they can be a stressful time as well. Here […]

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Nov
11

Health Careers are in Demand – ACH Can Help

You might think it takes a four-year degree to land a job in the medical field but that is simply not true. Here at American College of Healthcare, you can earn a certificate in as little as 8 months. When you choose ACH as your place of learning, you will be well on your way […]

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